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Programs in International Educational Resources (PIER) of the MacMillan Center draws upon Yale University’s extensive resources to develop and implement programs, services, and resources designed to advance understanding of international and world regional issues through outreach to education, business, media, and the public.

News & Upcoming events

Teacher Workshops



Addressing Mental Health Issues of Refugee Students
Cultural Perspectives and Care Initiatives
9:00am - 3:00pm • April 5, 2014
with registration and breakfast from 8:00 - 9:00am


Arabic Day Camp


In its efforts to support innovative foreign language instruction, PIER is hosting an Arabic Day Camp on Saturday, April 26th, 2014,
from 10 am – 2 pm in Luce Hall. Camp is free and open to all high school students who wish to study Arabic. Click here to register. Click here for more information.


PIER Summer Institutes

July 7 - 11, 2014

"American Uprisings: The Culture and Politics of Latin America and the Caribbean" will focus on the cultural and political impact of the Western Hemisphere’s centuries of revolution. "Worlds of Islam: Regional Perspectives on Unity and Diversity" will explore the rich culture and complex history of the Muslim World with world-class experts drawn from Yale and other institutions.